20 Attractions to Explore Near A Famosa
Former Portuguese fortress, among the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Southeast Asia. The Porta de Santiago, a small gatehouse, is the only part of the fortress that still remains today.
The Proclamation of Independence Memorial is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The museum is housed in an elegant Dutch colonial mansion. The two golden onion domes located at the top of the building embellish the stark white stucco. The memorial exhibits records and photos of the early era of Malay Sultanate. It also displays the journey of Malaysia from independence and its modern development.
Originally built in 1521, making it the oldest church building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. It is located at the summit of St. Paul's Hill and is today part of the Malacca Museum Complex comprising the A Famosa ruins, the Stadthuys and other historical buildings.
The Melaka Islamic Museum is a museum about Islam in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The museum exhibits the mixture of traditional Islamic arts with local and international craftsmanship. There are eight main exhibition areas arranged in chronological order on historical perspective of the introduction of Islam to Melaka and its spread to the rest of Malaysia.
The Gallery of Admiral Cheng Ho is a gallery about Zheng He in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The gallery displays Zheng He's journey to Southeast Asia and his great legacy in international relations where he established the great affiliations between Ming Dynasty and African and Asian countries leading to prosperous and fair trade among them.
The Stadthuys is a historical structure situated in the heart of Malacca City, the administrative capital of the state of Malacca, Malaysia in a place known as the Red Square. The Stadhuys is known for its red exterior and nearby red clocktower. It was built by the Dutch in 1650 as the office of the Dutch Governor and Deputy Governor.
The History and Ethnography Museum is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The historical section of the museum displays the history of Malacca from its establishment in 1400 until 1957, the year Malaya gained independence. The ethnography section of the museum portrays the lifestyle and culture of various communities and sub-communities of Melaka including the Malays, the Chinese, the Indians, the Portuguese, the Baba and Nyonya, the Chetti and Chitty communities.
The Royal Malaysian Navy Museum is a museum about the Royal Malaysian Navy in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The museums exhibit photos of admirals, medals of honor, various ranks in the naval command, evolution of naval uniforms, naval weapons, communication equipment, navigation symbols, training programs, etc.
Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia and one of the oldest functioning Hindu temples in Maritime Southeast Asia. Located in the state of Malacca, the temple is one of the few existing Chitty temples in Malaysia. The temple is situated on Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Kampung Kling Mosque and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.
Kampong Kling Mosque is an old mosque in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. The Kampung Kling Mosque is situated at Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.
The Hang Li Poh's Well, also known as King's Well, is a historical water well in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. It is the oldest water well in Malaysia. The well was built in 1459 by the followers of Hang Li Poh as the main water source in the town. After conquering Malacca in 1511, the Portuguese secured the well and used it as their main water source supply.
The Straits Chinese Jewellery Museum is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. This unique museum stands out with its aquamarine walls and traditional architecture used to be someone's home – a Peranakan family. The museum is housed in a heritage house building that represents the Peranakan culture. The house consists of living room, two open-space courtyards, dining room etc.
The Poh San Teng Temple is a Chinese temple located at the foot of Bukit China, next to the Malacca Warrior Monument and King's well in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. The temple is dedicated to Tua Pek Kong. The temple was founded in 1795 during the era of Dutch Malacca by Chinese Kapitan Chua Su Cheong. It was now one of the famous tourist attractions in Malaysia.
Chinese temple practicing the Three Doctrinal Systems of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. lIt is the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia. The seven-meter red flag-pole facing the left-wing of the main prayer hall houses the remains of two of the three Kapitans who contributed to the construction of the temple.
Kampung Hulu Mosque is a mosque in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. It is the oldest mosque in Malacca and among the oldest in the country. The mosque was originally built around the year 1720–1728. It underwent renovation in 1892. The architectural design of the mosque is a cross between local Malakka Malay, Sumatran, and Sini. The minaret, ablution pool and entrance arch were built at the same time as the main building.